5 Ways to Make Sure Your Furnace is Ready for Fall10/17/2016There are undoubtedly some things you do to get yourself prepared for fall in Carlsbad, like hang up your sweaters and plot your Instagram-worthy pumpkin carving. There are a couple things you may forget about while preparing for fall – like your furnace. We’re about to say see you later to air conditioner weather and we’re leaping into furnace season. Along with your regular furnace service from Banister's Heating & Air Conditioning Services, we have a couple tips that can help keep you cozy and get your furnace prepared for its busy season. Check and Replace Your Air Filter This is simple advice for every season in Carlsbad. Before you make that switch from “cool” to “heat,” go change out your filter from dusty to clean. A filthy filter means your furnace has to run harder to keep you warm which might negatively impact your comfort and lead to higher bills. Unblock Heating Vents and Registers As you’ve moved furniture or brought more into the house, be sure you haven’t blocked any of your heating vents. A blocked vent could increase your utility costs. Schedule Annual Furnace Service Fall is the ideal time in Carlsbad to get your furnace looked at by one of our professional technicians. We will do a comprehensive inspection of your unit and make sure it will be in good working order for the upcoming winter months in Carlsbad. Regular furnace service can help you get the most out of your furnace’s performance, and may also play a role in the life of your system. Not to mention that a large percentage of the emergency calls in the winter are attributed to a lack of maintenance. We want you to enjoy every aspect of the season in comfort. If you have any questions for us about getting your home ready for fall or need to arrange your routine furnace service give the experts at Banister's Heating & Air Conditioning Services a call at 575-887-7777 or make an appointment with us online.